Oct 19, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Former Minister Blasts Yoruba Secessionists, Says Agitation Laughable

  • A chief of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has destroyed the people who campaign for a Yoruba nation
  • According to the fomerr minister, what Nigeria needs is a restructuring in which every region is treated with fairness
  • In the meantime, he urged President Muhammadu Buhari and other politicians to stand up to campaign for those who have chosen

A former transport minister and chief of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, is running the agitation Called ridiculous for an independent Yoruba nation and extremism.

Babatope said he was not one of those who called for the creation of an independent Yoruba nation, adding: ” It is an extreme measure that will not last.

“We have passed this stage in Nigeria n and anyone who believes they can carry power on their heads will destroy themselves.

“What we should fight for is a Nigeria that is fair and free of expression guaranteed, in which all tribes have equal rights and opportunities. “

First The organizing secretary of the dissolved Nigerian Unity Party (UPN) stated that the restructuring is the act of redefining true federalism is in the land that could give equal rights and freedom to all the tribes of the land. He also accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being fair to all the tribes of the country and standing above party politics.

Babatope, who spoke about the current state of the nation while speaking on a . The weekly radio show ‘Ayekooto on Radio’, hosted by Olayinka Agboola and broadcast live on Lagelu 96.7 FM, Felele, Ibadan, Oyo State, said: “Nobody is happy with the situation in the country because things are really bad are over, elections have been so badly organized and there is obviously a problem with our security and no one is safe in the country. ”Babatope, who was interviewed live over the phone, is also going indicted Nigeria’s current group of politicians should live decently and be accountable to those who voted them to power.

Shed the idea, Obasanjo urges secession agitators

In another report, Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo says that although Nigerians would be better off sticking together, rather than disintegrating, national unity should not happen at any cost.

The former president said this in Abeokuta, the capital of the state of Ogun, when he was inaugurated as a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyor (NIS) organized by the Ogun Chapter of the Body of Fellows of the NIS.

Legit.ng stated that the ex-president was calling on agitators about the disintegration of the country in order to put the idea on hold and work for the unity of the country. He said it was better for Nigeria to remain an indivisible nation than for each tribe to go its own way.

Obasanjo, others meet in Abuja

Meanwhile, a group of Nigerian statesmen, identified with the Interfaith Initiatives for Peace, have called a meeting to discuss” pressing issues “in the country.

The group is jointly led by Obasanjo, Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto; Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, and John Onaiyekan, former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja.

Legit.ng announces that the meeting will be held on Thursday June 10th at the Transcorp Hilton to take place in Abuja.